UNILATERAL “IMMIGRATION REFORM”: IS IT POLITICAL SUICIDE?

How damaging would it be for President Obama to do another of his unilateral “we can\’t wait” routines by declaring he is going to bypass the constitution again, and implement his idea of “Immigration Reform”? Well, if the latest Investors Business Daily poll is accurate, it would be politically suicidal – not for Mr. Obama (he\’s not going to be running...

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QUIN HILLYER\’S LAMENT

Quin Hillyer is a contributing editor at nationalreview.com.  In that capacity, he has written a lament about President Obama that vividly brings features the problems with this man and his administration. You can read it all by clicking here, but let me show you a few (by no means all) of the key points Mr. Hillyer makes: Knowledgeablepeople were calling for Obama to beginair strikes...

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THE QUOTE OF THE DAY

Today\’s quote comes to us from Vice President Joe Biden – a man who, in recent months, the Obama administration has diligently tried to keep from view…but who surfaced in Detroit today and gave us this gem: “Youknow there is an outfit called Standard and Poors, the leadingfinancial services group. It says, \’You want U.S. income inequity hasreached levels not seen...

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TWO VERY DIFFERENT TAKES ON THE MICHAEL BROWN/DARREN WILSON INCIDENT

Regarding the confrontation between 18 year old Michael Brown and Police Officer Darren Wilson, let\’s look at the facts no one disputes (which takes very little time, since so few of them qualify): -Michael Brown and Officer Darren Wilson had a confrontation.  -It culminated in Wilson shooting Brown.  -Brown died as the result of being shot. After this, just about...

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THANK YOU MR. PRESIDENT (BUSH, THAT IS)

There\’s an old joke about an American in Paris who asks a French guy “do you speak German”?  The French guy answers “No monsieur”.  The American says “You\’re welcome”. Inadvertently, I am sure, President Obama gave us his version of this joke on Friday, while speaking at a fundraiser in Rhode Island.  According to Daniel...

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STOCKPILING TOILET PAPER?

Apropos of nothing political… Did you know that people in Japan are being warned to stockpile toilet paper? It seems that most toilet paper is produced in an area of the country which is prone to earthquake eruptions (come to think of it, “eruptions” of a sort are why most toilet paper is needed).  So there is always the possibility that one such eruption would put those...

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BLUE HILL AT STONE BARNS

The greatest of great thanks to our children (the best ones on the planet, it should be noted) for giving us a unique experience last night with their anniversary present of dinner at Blue Hill At Stone Barns. This “farm to table” restaurant is truly one of a kind.  Over a three hour period we had something like 14-15 courses – not the...

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